The Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and the transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets partnered to release a comprehensive list of members of the right-wing extremist group the Oath Keepers. The list revealed that hundreds of the members are politicians, law enforcement officers, and members of the military.Go deeper →
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Judge Reed O'Connor ruled against an Obamacare provision that requires employers to provide coverage for STIs and HIV care and prevention. The provision was challenged in the Texas court on the grounds that it violates the employer's religious freedoms.
Steve Bannon is expected to turn himself over to New York authorities on Thursday and face a new criminal charge for his role in the crowdfunding campaign to 'Build the Wall' between Mexico and the U.S., which he and other conspirators used to enrich their own pockets. Trump pardoned Bannon in an earlier iteration of the charges, but New York District Attorney Alvin Bragg is pursuing charges again.Go deeper →
A report was published today about the documents seized from the August 8th raid on Mar-a-Lago revealed that amongst the boxes were documents that contained information about foreign nations' nuclear capabilities. The report also reveals that the documents were so classified that even national security officials with the highest security clearance possible were unaware of their existence.
At Apple's 'Far Out' event today, the company announced the newest Apple Watches, AirPods and debuted the iPhone 14.Go deeper →
Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama returned to The White House today to unveil their official portraits. Robert McCurdy, known for his hyperrealistic style, painted Barack Obama and Sharon Sprung painted Michelle. The ceremony is the first unveiling in ten years after Trump discontinued the long-running tradition. The two were also reunited with President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden.
PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan revealed that Microsoft, who is in the process of acquiring the maker of Call of Duty, offered to keep the game on PlayStation for three years beyond the current agreed contract between Activision Blizzard and Sony. The CEO of Microsoft Gaming, Phil Spencer, had claimed earlier this week that Xbox and PlayStation had inked a deal to keep Call of Duty on the platform for \"at least several more years\" past the previously agreed date when it was actually three. The exchange sparked gamers' attention when Jim Ryan spoke out about the reality of the deal.
Director Damien Chazelle released the first look into his epic Hollywood story, Babylon, which comes out in December. The film stars Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Diego Calva as they galavant through old Hollywood's glitz and glamour.
The new trailer for 'My Policeman' starring Emma Corrin, David Dawson, and Harry Styles debuted today. The plot follows the three, who are entangled in a love triangle when Styles and Dawson begin a romantic relationship. Styles received mixed reviews for his role in 'Don't Worry Darling,' so the trailer is generating a lot of buzz.
Frances Tiafoe is heading to the semifinals in the US Open after defeating Andrey Rublev in straight sets. He is the first American man to make the US Open semifinals since 2006.